India hails COVID vaccine rollout

NEW DELHI: India's COVID-19 vaccination drive had a successful start with more than 190,000 people receiving their first jabs and no one hospitalized for...

India starts vaccine drive as global deaths top 2 million

NEW DELHI: India kicked off one of the world's largest coronavirus vaccination drives yesterday as the pandemic spread at a record pace and global...

Nepal team claim first winter ascent of Pakistan’s K2

ISLAMABAD: A team of Nepali climbers made history yesterday after becoming the first to summit Pakistan's K2 in winter, on the same afternoon a...

Flowers, hope and consent forms for India’s huge vaccine rollout

NEW DELHI: Hospitals were decked out with flowers and one politician planted a tree as India began yesterday its colossal coronavirus vaccine drive, desperately...

COVID fails to deter India’s massive Ganges pilgrimage

HARIDWAR: Hundreds of thousands of Hindu pilgrims descended on the banks of the Ganges River yesterday trusting in faith rather than masks to shield...

Women cultivate a new voice in Indian farm protests

KUNDLi, India: India's rural landscape is notoriously male-dominated, but thousands of women have become a pillar of the farmer protests blocking roads into New...

Pakistan protesters end blockade over deaths of miners

QUETTA: Thousands of mourners gathered in Pakistan yesterday for the burial of 10 miners who were killed in an attack claimed by the Islamic...

Police ‘were cowards’ in Pakistan Hindu temple attack

ISLAMABAD: Shoaib Suddle (second left), member of the one-man Commission for Minorities Rights, leaves with member of parliament Ramesh Kumar (R)...

Scores mourn miners killed in Pakistan attack

QUETTA, Pakistan: Mourners from the Shiite Hazara community react as they gather with the coffins of the miners who were killed...

Nations race to inoculate; India OKs 2 vaccines

KOLKATA: A resident looks on as an artist applies finishing touches to a mural depicting frontline workers carrying a COVID-19 vaccine...

Gunmen kill 11 Hazara miners in southwest Pak

Members of the Shiite Hazara community stand around the dead bodies after gunmen killed 11 workers of the community in the...

Clerics among 26 held after Pakistan temple destroyed

KARAK, Pakistan: Policemen inspect a burnt Hindu temple yesterday, a day after a mob attack in this remote village some 160...

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